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Life with a boy and his Hypoplastic Left heart Syndrome, now Heart transplant and partial Liver from Aspergillius. Also, a girl and her Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome, Neuro Endocrine Cell Hypoplasia, Lumbar Hemangioma, asymmetrical gluteal cleft, Pectus Carinatum and two Super Sisters and one yummy baby brother.

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Remember when I told you......

I thought I was in the clear, I thought since everything else was kind of "not right" I wouldn't have anything else to worry about. I failed my Glucose test horribly. Your normal sugar levels are supposed to be 120. Mine were 169... You should never ever be over 120 if everything is working correctly. I was bugged. I begged my sweet friend, Jen, to watch Ry for the dreaded 4; that turned into 5 1/2 hour, in-office test. After sitting there so long and getting poked 4-ish times (two times my veins rolled) I was done. I haven't got the results back yet... But it sure would explain why I feel like garbage. If I don't have gestational diabetes then I am a lot more tired and uncomfortable than I remember with Ry. I'll have to let you know what the results are.

2 comments:

Terry said...

I am so glad that you are Ok!! I missed you today. Sound like things are moving along. Alex will be here soon! I can't wait to see his sweet little face. I pray for you all everyday! Love you!!

Heidi McMillan said...

I have a 2 month old baby boy with a variation of HLHS. If you need anyone to talk to, please feel free to contact me. You can see pictures and a description of our experience of the Norwood on our blog. I had a really neat experience in the temple prior to his birth. I know that this is part of our sons mission and know that he was aware of this condition prior to coming to us. I can't tell you how many peoples lives he has touched to help remind them of the importance of eternal families, faith and hope. You will be sustained through your journey ahead. You must be pretty special parents to be blessed with such a special little guy coming into your family! All our love and prayers.